Download e-book for kindle: A History of South Carolina Lighthouses (Landmarks) by John Hairr

By John Hairr

ahead of radar, intensity finders and satellite-guided navigation, lengthy prior to the seafloor used to be charted with clinical precision, mariners depended on lighthouses to process a beach effectively. South Carolina's historical past with lighthouses is going again approximately and a part centuries. At Cape Romain, a windmill was once switched over right into a lighthouse. St. Philip's Church in Charleston used to be switched over right into a beacon for seafarers to help navigation to the Holy urban. With this kind of lengthy and storied prior, the tale of South Carolina's lighthouses is inseparable from its maritime background. sign up for writer John Hairr as he recounts the attention-grabbing heritage of those beacons that experience shone above the shorelines of the Palmetto State.

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